Call for Papers: ‘Wounds Visible and Invisible in Late Medieval Christianity’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)

54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 9 – 12, 2019 Deadline: 15 September 2018 This session examines the many valences of wounds in late medieval Christianity, focusing on themes surrounding wounds and wounding both visible (corporeal and/or material) and invisible (rhetorical and allegorical). The image of the wounded body held a central place in late medieval ChristianContinue reading “Call for Papers: ‘Wounds Visible and Invisible in Late Medieval Christianity’, ICMS 2019 (Deadline: 15 September 2018)”

#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. Each year the gala’s theme is based onContinue reading “#MetGala In All Its Glory”

10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”

Conference: The Body Politics of Mary Magdalen, November 23 – 24, 2017, The Warburg Institute, London

Conference: The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB, November 23 – 24, 2017 The Warburg Institute is holding a two-day conference on Mary Magdalen, a figure of great historical importance and cultural resonance. Coming together for this free event, the multidisciplinary speakers will present new research on the representation of her body and its discourses across timeContinue reading “Conference: The Body Politics of Mary Magdalen, November 23 – 24, 2017, The Warburg Institute, London”

CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18

Call for Papers: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, May 24 – 26, 2018 Deadline: Dec 10, 2017 Walking with saints: protection, devotion and civic identity. The role of the landscape. Since the adoption of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2003, the issue of cultural practices has increasingly gained the attention of heritage professionals, academics,Continue reading “CFP: Walking with saints, Ronse, Belgium, 24-16 May 18”

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw

Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw Deadline: 31 September 2017 The Institute of History, University of Warsaw, is seeking to recruit a post-doctoral researcher for a position in the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide studyContinue reading “Post-Doc: Post-doctoral researcher for the project The Cult of Saints: a Christendom-wide study of its origins, spread and development (Latin evidence), University of Warsaw”

CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018

Call for Papers: Session on Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018 Deadline: 1st November, 2017 Panel organised by Sami De Giosa, OxfordContinue reading “CFP: Medieval Eurabia: Religious Crosspollinations in Architecture, Art and Material Culture during the High and Late Middle Ages (1000-1600) at Annual Conference of the Association for Art History, UK, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, UK, 5th-7th April, 2018”

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2014-2015, Jerusalem

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2014-2015 Deadline: 1 February 2014 The Center for the Study of Christianity at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship in one of the following areas of study:  – New Testament, Early Christianity, its literature and Jewish context  – Eastern Christianity  – Christianity inContinue reading “Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2014-2015, Jerusalem”